Hagia Sophia in İznik: Historical Church Turned Mosque

The Hagia Sophia at Nicaea, located in modern-day Iznik, Turkey, is a historical part of Byzantine-era history. Originally built as a church, Hagia Sophia was...

Discover Ancient Christian Churches in Manisa, Turkey

In modern times it may seem like an unlikely site of three of the Seven Churches of Asia, however Manisa province in Turkey was home to...

Turkey’s Erdogan Insists Russian S-400 Missiles Are Not for Show

Russian-made surface-to-air missiles bought by Turkey will be used "in necessary" Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. Erdogan, speaking in a live television interview...

Turkey Freezes Purchase of Russian S-400 Missile System

Ankara is considering postponing the delivery of the controversial Russian S-400 missile system, after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's visit to the U.S. and...

Turkish Cartoonist, 69, Jailed for Erdogan ‘Insult’

A Turkish court has jailed an elderly cartoonist for apparently insulting the country's ruler, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with his drawings. Nuri Kurtcebe, whose work appears...

Video Reveals At-Risk State of Istanbul’s Former Greek Orphanage

The Prinkipo Greek Orphanage, built in 1899, and one of the largest wooden buildings in the world, closed in 1964. A new video is showing...

Migrant Boat Tragedy in Mediterranean Claims 9 Lives

A tragic accident in the Turkish Mediterranean has claimed the lives of at least nine migrants. Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency reports coast guard sources saying...

Turkey’s Presidency Celebrates Fall of Constantinople (video)

Turkey's presidency has released a grandiose video celebrating the fall of Constantinople with a slick, CGI-rich production which links the 1453 Ottoman conquest with the...

Turkey Arrests 26 FETO Members Trying to Flee to Greece

Turkish security forces on Saturday arrested 26 members of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) attempting to flee to Greece, according to Yeni Safak newspaper. The...

Wikipedia Urges Turkey to Lift Year-Long Ban

Wikipedia, the free open-source online encyclopedia, has written to Turkey's leadership calling for a year-long ban on the site to be lifted. Writing in an...